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Incredible video shows caribou floating on broken up ice in the Yukon


Cheryl Santa Maria
Digital Reporter

Thursday, May 8, 2014, 7:55 PM -

A group of caribou have become unlikely internet stars after they were filmed floating on broken up ice on Yukon's Porcupine River.

The video was uploaded on Wednesday evening and since then, it's been shared more than 1,000 times.


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According to CBC, the video was shot by Dayna Lord

She says that the caribou jumped on a block of ice as it broke up and floated down the river, adding she sees a similar scene every year.

Many northern communities are on high flood alert with spring weather causing frequent ice break-ups.

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